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Monroe Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Monroe Bancorp (Nasdaq:MROE) announced that its Board of Directors recently declared a quarterly dividend of $0.13 per share on the Company's Common Stock. The dividend is payable on December 31, 2008 to shareholders of record as of December 17, 2008. This is unchanged from the cash dividend paid in the third quarter of 2008 and represents an annualized dividend yield of 5.63% based on the December 5, 2008 market value of $9.24 per share.
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Akeena Solar Appoints Jeff Kiel as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
LOS GATOS, Calif., Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akeena Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKNS), a leading designer and installer of solar power systems, today announced the appointment of Jeff Kiel as Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, effective December 15, 2008.
Callisto Pharmaceuticals' Majority-Owned Subsidiary Synergy Pharmaceuticals Completes Phase I Trial of SP-304 in Volunteers
NEW YORK--Callisto Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC BB:CLSP.OB), a developer of new drugs to treat cancer and gastrointestinal disorders, announced today that Synergy Pharmaceuticals (OTC BB: SGYP), its majority-owned subsidiary, successfully completed the Phase I clinical trial of SP-304 in healthy volunteers that was initiated in June, 2008. This first study was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized single, oral, ascending dose trial performed in 71 healthy male and female volunteers. The primary objective of the Phase I clinical trial with SP-304 was to characterize the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic effects of the drug in healthy volunteers.
ALLDATA(r)diy.com Subscription Benefits Young Drivers
ELK GROVE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALLDATA(r)diy.com, the leading source of vehicle-specific online automotive diagnostic and repair information, offers young drivers an affordable online subscription for most vehicle makes and models sold in the United States from 1982 to 2007. As kids of all ages head home during holiday school breaks, it's important for young drivers and their parents to know the simple things they can do to take care of their vehicles. Whether they are driving to the local high school or miles from home to attend college, learning how to properly maintain their cars can help keep young drivers safer on the road.
Infortrend Successfully Tests Its Solutions With Hyper-V to Help IT Managers Increase Utilization and Efficiency in Virtualized Environments
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Networked storage expert Infortrend(r) today announced that its EonStor(r) RAID storage solutions are now compatible with Microsoft(r) Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, the latest hypervisor-based server virtualization technology to be integrated into Windows Server 2008. After comprehensive testing and verification, this compatibility has shown that Infortrend's customers can maintain and manage their IT assets and make the best use of their existing storage by improving resource utilization and administrator productivity. Infortrend's continuing commitment to develop solutions that support industry leading protocols enables clients to build flexible, scalable, virtualized networks utilizing the power and benefits of a storage solution that fully supports Hyper-V.
FieldTurf Announces 2008 FieldTurf Baseball Awards At Winter Meetings
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FieldTurf and Cal Ripken Jr. announced the winners of the 2008 FieldTurf Baseball Awards today. The announcement, made by FieldTurf executives, took place at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas. Award-winners were named in four categories, including 2 college coach of the year winners and two team of the year winners. This year's winners are: